Archive | November, 2017

KANONKOP RECORKING CLINICS – A First For South Africa

29 Nov

Kanonkop recently presented 2 recorking clinics for its clients for their Kanonkop wines 2005 and older. Treasures such as Kanonkop Cabernet 1973 and Kanonkop Pinot Noir 1984 (yes!) amongst others were brought along for inspection and recorking if necessary. All bottles presented were first evaluated and if need be, the capsule removed to see if [...]

THE PLATTER’S by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2018

29 Nov

The Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2018 was launched at Cape Town’s The Table Bay Hotel on 3 November 2018. Our Paul Sauer 2014 was chosen as one of the guides’ 5 star wines. At the event it was also announced that Kanonkop Wine Estate is the winery which has been awarded [...]

KANONKOP’S ABRIE BEESLAAR WINS WORLD’S BEST WINEMAKER OF THE YEAR FOR 3RD TIME

29 Nov

Abrie Beeslaar, cellar master at Kanonkop Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, has been crowned International Winemaker of the Year for the third time. The award was presented at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) gala ceremony London on 15 November. Beeslaar also won this title in 2008 and 2015. The IWSC is the world’s leading [...]